Presidential Search Forums

During the first week of April, a series of open forums was held on each of the four campuses for the search committee and the search firm to gather input on the proposed characteristics and desired qualifications sought in the next UM System president.

Information on each forum, as well as a link to a video recording of each, are available below:

Monday April 4, 2016
Missouri University of Science and Technology
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Havener Student Center – Rooms 204 A&B
View a recording of the forum  


Monday April 4, 2016
University of Missouri-St Louis
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Millennium Student Center – Century Room
View a recording of the forum


Wednesday April 6, 2016
University of Missouri-Columbia
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Reynolds Alumni Center – Great Room
View a recording of the forum


Friday April 8, 2016
University of Missouri-Kansas City
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Student Union – Rooms 401BC
View a recording of the forum


For those who could not attend the open forums and would like to provide input on desired candidate characteristics and qualifications, or other information pertinent to the search, please submit your comments to

Reviewed 2016-04-12.

Presidential Search UM System Presidential Search Committee
316 University Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-2388
Fax: (573) 882-0010